Founded in 1910 as a traditional girl’s overnight camp, Camp Mataponi is proud to have recently celebrated 100 years in camping. Located on beautiful Sebago Lake, Mataponi is home to over 300 girls each summer. We offer a full range of programming highlighting water sports, land sports, adventure/ropes course, performing and fine arts and more. Each camper’s schedule is designed to introduce core activities as well as offer an opportunity to select electives based on individual interests. Most importantly, Mataponi offers campers a chance to grow in a nurturing, non-pressure atmosphere accenting fun, friendship and the life skills in group living.
838 Sebago Road
Naples, ME 04055
Naples, ME 04055
PO Box 1882
Jupiter, FL 33468
Jupiter, FL 33468
Camp Reviews — Memories from Real Camp Families
Read these stories from our camp community:
|i love it here i cant wait to come back next summer and the seniors are so tall and cant belive that will be leding servises and if your reading this and your a camper or counsalour i miss you
|I wouldn't be who I am today without Mataponi. Aside from learning how to be better at soccer or photography, I learned how to be a good, caring and compassionate friend to others. The fondest memories of my childhood are those summers where my best friends and I would just sit on the hill, look out at the lake and realize how truly lucky we are to call this place our home.
|I was a camp counselor there in 1969...had a handful of young girls in my cabin that I absolutely learned to love. I will never forgot that summer. One of the other counselors was Argie.
|It was my fifth summer this past year at camp. I return to camp every summer because of the amazing girls and kind counselors. The memories you make at camp are sure to last you forever. Camp is the place I can be my true self while having the best time with my best friends. The second camp ends, I count down the seconds until I can return next summer. The people at camp are the kindest and friendliest ever and looking back, I cannot believe that I survived without my 43 sisters in my division. Camp is the most amazing place in the world and I love it so much.
|On the first day of my last summer as a camper at Mataponi, I was late. My flight had been delayed several hours from Florida, and I felt sick with anticipation. The most important part of the summer would be walking down the hill with all of my bunkmates to the first dinner line up, outfitted in our Senior sweats that we had designed months prior. By the time I got to camp, line up had already begun. I could see all my bunkmates sitting around the flagpole, all dressed in their sweats. An already nervous, awkward fifteen-year-old, I burst into tears, knowing I had missed that one moment I imagined for 7 years. I dejectedly made my way toward the flagpole, when-- in an instant, I was swept into a hurricane of polyester and fleece. Of course, it was all 33 of my bunkmates, who upon seeing me, jumped up and tackled me to the ground in front of the entire camp. That's exactly what it feels like to be at Mataponi. Whether it's literally or figuratively, when you arrive at camp, you're instantly enveloped in happiness, overwhelmed by friendship, and inundated with a sense of pure, unadulterated wonder. It's all part of the magic of camp. As a kid, I used to spend ten months out of my years consistently conforming, trying to find where I fit among my peers. Mataponi taught me that if I am where I belong, I don't have to try to fit. I just will.
|camp mataponi has made me who i am today and i love camp so much! the friends I've made here are unbelievable and i am so lucky to call them my best friends! i look forward to camp every summer and there is no place id rather be! peace love mataponi!!!!